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Maritime Operations and Management MSc

Maritime Operations and Management MSc

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Full time | Northampton Square | 1 year | OCT-21

Study mode

Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Marine Transport Operations Transport Management

Course type


Course Summary

Key information

This programme focuses on giving you the necessary knowledge and skills to achieve well regarded positions within the maritime and offshore industries. You will gain confidence in the interpersonal and international cultural skills essential for a senior role in the maritime sector.

Benefits of this course

The benefits of this course are many and varied. You will gain an understanding of the underlying principles upon which the industry is based and the ways it is developing to address the future.

You will also gain confidence in dealing with people from across the globe which is essential for a senior management position within the maritime sector.


You can select to apply for one of the available exit points for this course.

Master of Science (MSc)

Who is this course for?

This MSc is designed for existing professionals serving in the industry as well as those looking for a career within maritime, offshore and sea transport trade.

You may already have a responsible sea-going or middle management position and be qualified to that level but want to achieve the next level in your career. If you are new to the industry it’s likely you’ll have a degree in a related technical or management subject.


As a skilled Maritime Operations and Management expert you’ll have a variety of jobs open to you within the sector when you finish this course.

Many job opportunities will be in middle or higher management. If you had little industry experience before doing this course you’ll find more opportunities are open to you and will lead you into higher level roles.

When you reach more senior positions within an organisation the all-embracing nature of this MSc will give you a thorough understanding and perspective of any problems facing a company or organisation.


Maritime Law (15 Credits) - Core
Professional Studies (15 Credits) - Core
Environmental issues (15 Credits) - Core
Maritime Technology (15 Credits) - Core
Project (45 Credits) - Core
Maritime Management (15 Credits) - Core
Maritime Economics and Accounting (15 Credits) - Core
Maritime Operations and Insurance (15 Credits) - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK / EU students

For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Applicants should hold a Bachelor's degree with lower second class honours or above, in mechanical or automotive engineering or a related scientific or engineering discipline. Consideration is given to candidates who can demonstrate work experience in an appropriate field.

University information

City, University of London is a leading UK university, with a global vision and a commitment to transforming lives through education. It is home to over 20,000 students, 46% of which are studying at postgraduate level and has over 175,000 alumni from over 180 countries. City is divided into five different academic Schools: School of Arts & Social Sciences The Business School (formerly Cass) School of Health Sciences The City Law...more

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